Divorce is NOT the End of Your Story

Divorce is one of the most painful life events that a person can experience.  It is as if a rug was pulled out from under you and your world is…

5 Ways to Find Serenity Now

Do you typically sail along through your days, feeling content and able to take life’s challenges in stride, but all it takes is a mopey or disgruntled attitude from your…

Your Thoughts Are A Paintbrush

Thoughts are like a paintbrush.  The artist uses a paintbrush to create his or her version of what is seen with the eye. This is exactly how thought works. We…

We Live In Separate Realities

Why is it that some people look out at the world and feel anxious, angry or depressed, while others look at the same world and feel secure, at peace, and…

Is Your Thinking Off Track?

How can you tell if your thinking is off track? Is there a warning signal that you get that tells you to stop before you do or say something that…

My Husband Makes Me Feel Invisible

Does your husband or significant other make you feel invisible? Feeling unimportant or insignificant within a marriage, is more common than you might think. I have definitely felt as if…

Political Divide = Relationship Divide?

I generally enjoy reading Facebook posts from my friends and family members.  These are people that I really care about. Social media sites, help me keep up with what is…

Hostile, Critical People, Oh My!

Maybe I am wrong, but it seems that the Coronavirus Pandemic has brought out the worst in some people.  Tolerance appears to be at an all-time low. If you post…

Letting go of the past

Reliving the Past is not helpful Letting go of the past is one of the most loving things you can do for yourself.  When we hold on to past mistakes…

Don’t Give Your Power Away

Last week, I placed a drink order at a fast food restaurant drive-through.  When I got up to the window to pay for my order, a woman in her late…

Where Are You On The Ladder of Selves?

The “ladder of selves” was a concept of British philosopher, Colin Wilson.  It is an excellent metaphor for how our mood effects our relationships with others and how we experience…